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brusque
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Catch-22
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  • F.C. Wintergreen, who scribbled a brusque, unsigned reminder that the Army had only one Major Major Major Major and did not intend to lose him by promotion just to please Colonel Cathcart.
  • Milo vetoed the idea brusquely.
  • At that moment a hand grabbed him roughly around the arm and a brusque voice demanded, ’Chaplain Shipman?’
  • ’Luigi, you still don’t understand,’ Milo snapped with such brusque impatience that the police commissioner’s face flushed and he jumped to attention and began buttoning his uniform in confusion.

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  • She is known for her brusque manner and brief meetings.
  • I am trying to develop a less brusque manner.

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